Section 1243 [AGR] Horsemeat and Pet Food Establishments
In the event of specific conflict between the provisions of Title 24 and federal regulations, the federal regulations shall take precedence in establishments under federal inspection.
Final inspection places shall, by size, rail arrangement and other equipment, prevent contamination of edible carcasses or parts by inedible carcasses or parts.
The floors shall be of such construction as to facilitate the maintenance of sanitary conditions and shall have drainage connections. When the final inspection place is part of a larger floor, it shall be separated from the rest of the floor by a curb, railing or otherwise.
The rooms and compartments used for edible products shall be separated and distinct from those used for inedible products.
The rooms and compartments in which any product is prepared or handled shall be free from objectionable odor.
Precaution shall be taken to exclude flies, rats, mice and other vermin from official establishments.
The outer premises of horsemeat and pet food establishments shall meet the requirements of Section 1240.1.5.
Sanitary facilities and accommodations shall be furnished by every official establishment.
All catch basins on the premises shall be of such construction and location to ensure they are kept clean and odorless. Catch basins shall not be located in department where any product is prepared, handled or stored.